WorldCat Identities

Lauber, Patricia

Overview
Works: 203 works in 622 publications in 5 languages and 57,055 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Photographs from space 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QE523.S23, 551.210979784
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Patricia Lauber
 
Most widely held works by Patricia Lauber
Volcano : the eruption and healing of Mount St. Helens by Patricia Lauber( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 3,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An account of how and why Mount St. Helens erupted in May 1980 and the destruction it caused, and a discussion of the return of life to that area." -- T.p. verso
Journey to the planets by Patricia Lauber( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the planets of our solar system, highlighting the prominent features of each
Painters of the caves by Patricia Lauber( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the 1994 discovery made in Chauvet, France, of a cave with Stone Age rock paintings, and discusses the significance of cave art to people living in prehistoric as well as modern times
Dinosaurs walked here : and other stories fossils tell by Patricia Lauber( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses how fossilized remains of plants and animals reveal the characteristics of the prehistoric world." -- T.p. verso
Hurricanes : Earth's mightiest storms by Patricia Lauber( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how hurricanes form, how scientists study them, and how they have affected the United States throughout this century
The news about dinosaurs by Patricia Lauber( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses all of the latest scientific thinking about dinosaurs,with illustrations keyed to major topics
Seeing Earth from space by Patricia Lauber( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs taken from space depict the nature, evolution, and future of Earth
Tales mummies tell by Patricia Lauber( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and Japanese and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the study of mummies, both natural and man-made, including a frozen baby mammoth found in Siberia and the human mummies of Egypt, Peru, and Denmark, can reveal information about ancient civilizations and prehistoric life
What you never knew about fingers, forks & chopsticks by Patricia Lauber( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes changes in eating customs throughout the centuries and the origins of table manners
Who eats what? : food chains and food webs by Patricia Lauber( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explains the concept of a food chain and how plants, animals, and humans are ecologically linked." -- T.p. verso
Lost star : the story of Amelia Earhart by Patricia Lauber( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world
Snakes are hunters by Patricia Lauber( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics of a variety of snakes and how they hunt, catch, and eat their prey
Be a friend to trees by Patricia Lauber( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses the importance of trees as sources of food, oxygen, and other essential things." -- T.p. verso
Living with dinosaurs by Patricia Lauber( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the habitats and habits of a variety of prehistoric life forms
Who came first : new clues to prehistoric Americans by Patricia Lauber( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents recent archaeological findings about the first people to settle the Americas, how they got here, and from what continents they came
An octopus is amazing by Patricia Lauber( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to one of the curiosities of the sea--the multi-tentacled, highly intelligent octopus. Refutes common myths and misconceptions about the octopus, describing the animal's behavior, habitat, anatomy, reproductive cycle, unique talents, and surprising intelligence
Seeds pop, stick, glide by Patricia Lauber( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs describe the many different ways that seeds travel and disperse
Fur, feathers, and flippers : how animals live where they do by Patricia Lauber( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To survive in the many different environments, animals have developed varied behaviors and abilities. Because of their adaptations, most animals cannot live anywhere else on earth except in their own special areas, or habitats
What you never knew about tubs, toilets & showers by Patricia Lauber( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes people's feelings about bathing and methods of keeping clean throughout history, from the Stone Age to modern times
Flood : wrestling with the Mississippi by Patricia Lauber( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the severe flooding of the Mississippi River in 1993, the effects on people near the river, and the aftermath
 
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Volcano : the eruption and healing of Mount St. Helens
Alternative Names
Frost, Patricia Lauber 1924-2010

Lauber, P. 1924-2010

Lauber, P. G. 1924-2010

Lauber, Pat.

Lauber, Pat 1924-2010

Lauber, Patricia.

Lauber, Patricia Grace.

Lauber, Patricia Grace 1924-2010

로버, 패트리샤 G

로버, 퍼트리셔

ローバー, パトリシア

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Journey to the planetsPainters of the cavesDinosaurs walked here : and other stories fossils tellHurricanes : Earth's mightiest stormsThe news about dinosaursSeeing Earth from spaceTales mummies tellWhat you never knew about fingers, forks & chopsticks